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Month: November 2019

Ireland
Travels in Europe

Dún Libhse… on the beautiful coast of North Ireland… Who knew?

Dunluce Castle in Irish is Dún Libhse Who knew?  I know I did not know that my tour bus would be quickly and I say quickly stop off the side of the road to take a look at this impressive now in ruins medieval castle that is in Northern Ireland. The tour was for the Giants […]

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Austria
Travels in Europe

Must love salt! Salt mines at least.

Austria When Austria is mentioned in conversation a few things come to mind.  Saltzburg, Sound of Music and Vienna.  I am generalizing, I do not mean to offend others that think of something else.  So with that being said… Obertraun and Hallstatt I had never heard of this incredible little jewel until Whitney brought it up […]

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Ireland
Travels in Europe

Where kings reigned… The Hill of Tara…

As I walked through the Hill of Tara I almost heard… Kings.  In historic times, 142 Kings were to have reigned here in the name of Tara.  That is a lot of kings or it is a lot of time passed.  The Lia Fáil or Stone of Destiny was the coronation stone and it here where […]

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Switzerland
Travels in Europe

Hiking in the snow? Count me in! Panoramaweg here we come!

Hiking in the snow? Well if you have not figured it out yet from my last post, I am not the “hiker” that some people are, but I am slow and steady.  I will get to my destination, it just takes me a bit longer.  Whitney, on the other hand, is in fine physical form […]

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